Month: November 2018

Mujib’s killers case: A chronology of events – Bongobondhu Information & Research Center

Following is the chronology of the protracted legal process of Bangladesh’s founder Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s assassination: August 15, 1975 – Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman is killed along with most of his family members in a predawn putsch, which also…

5 Bangabandhu killers hanged – Bongobondhu Information & Research Center

Clockwise: Syed Farooq Rahman, Sultan Shahriar Rashid Khan, Bazlul Huda, AKM Mohiuddin Ahmed and Mohiuddin Ahmed Govt goes for execution 14 hours after review petition rejected; bodies sent to their village homes with police escort. Five condemned killers of Bangabandhu…

Assassination of the father of the nation – Bongobondhu Information & Research Center

The assassination of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman (Bangabandhu) occurred on August 15, 1975. Mujibur Rahman was killed with most of his family members by a tiny group with powerful guns. He led a very simple life in his own house with…

Bangabandhu and the emergence of an independent Bangladesh – Bongobondhu Information & Research Center

While many leaders and activists played a part in the long struggle for the emergence of Bangladesh, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s role was critical. National vs religious identities Before we became Bangladeshis, we were Indians and then Pakistanis. Our Indian…

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Bongobondhu – Bongobondhu Information & Research Center

Author: Abdul Gaffar Chowdhury, London, December 20, 1994 He is not a mere individual. He in an institution. A movement. A revolution. An upsurge. He is the architect of the nation. He is the essence of epic poetry and he is…

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Bongobondhu Murder Case – Bongobondhu Information & Research Center

– Bangladesh Supreme Court In the early dawn of 15th August, 1975 the then president and the founding father of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh , Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, and the members of his family, excepting two daughters, in…

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Bangabandhu and Bangladesh – Bongobondhu Information & Research Center

Written by – Muntasir Mamun  The inhabitants of Bangladesh had dreamt of a free land for long. Many individuals had sought to materialise this dream in the past. Many had spoken about that land during the first forty years of the…

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Declaration of Independence: Settling the dispute – Bongobondhu Information & Research Center

By – Dr. Rashid Askari The history of our Liberation War has undergone huge distortion at the hands of vested quarters and political governments. The politically partisan intellectuals held repeated post-mortems of history to use it in their respective favour. This…

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Demanding Provincial Autonomy – Bongobondhu Information & Research Center

Bangobondhu was elected a member of the legislative assembly on 5th June, 1955 . The Awami League held a public meeting at Paltan Maidan on 17th June where it put forward a 21-point program demanding autonomy for East Pakistan. On…

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Bongobondhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman – Bongobondhu Information & Research Center

Author: Abdul Gaffar Chowdhury The life of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman is the saga of a great leader turning peoplepower into an armed struggle that liberated a nation and created the world’s ninth most populous state. The birth of the…